One dead, two injured in 5-car accident in Bloomfield

BLOOMFIELD, Conn. (WTNH) - Police have confirmed that the serious car crash in Bloomfield included five motor vehicles. Police were dispatched at 7:20 p.m. to the area of Simsbury Road and Penwood Road for the accident. 

According to police, one driver, a 70-year old man from Bloomfield was transported to Saint Francis Hospital with life threatening injuries and was pronounced dead upon arrival. 

Two other drivers suffered non-life threatening injuries and were transported to Saint Francis Hospital as well. 

Police say Simsbury Road is closed between Penwood Road and West Street.

Police say to use alternate routes. They expect the road to be closed for several hours. 

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